Hebrew and Yiddish

The Hebrew and Yiddish program offers a wide range of courses, from Israeli literature and culture to modern Hebrew language, for students of every level.

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Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Conference, Nov 11. – Nov. 12

Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program presents the 15th Lavy Colloquium: Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Nov 11. – Nov. 12. All sessions will take place at the Smokler Center for Jewish Life at Johns Hopkins University, 3109 N. Charles St., Baltimore. The conference is free and open to the public For more […]


Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner!

Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner who was awarded a fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.  Professor Spinner will be on research leave in AY 2019-20 at the Mandel Center beginning work on his new book project, Museums of Words: Holocaust Museums and Literature.


Apply to Graduate-Level Hebrew and Yiddish Program

The Hebrew and Yiddish subdivision of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures is now considering applications for graduate-level study in Jewish languages and literatures, beginning fall 2019. When applying, all candidates are asked (for administrative purposes only) to select “German” on the JHU graduate admissions portal. Application deadline: January 15, 2019. For […]

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